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Apple Wins Second Gold Medal at World University Games

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Indiana University postgraduate swimmer Zach Apple won his second gold medal at the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy on Saturday.

 

After winning the gold in the men’s 4×100 freestyle relay with Team USA earlier in the week, Apple was back to his winning ways on Saturday. The Hoosier postgrad touched first in the men’s 200 freestyle final to win gold with a time of 1:46.80.

 

With his impressive time, Apple is the fastest American in the event this year and his mark ranks 20th overall in the world in 2019.

 

In the Championship Final of the women’s 100 breaststroke, incoming Hoosier freshman Emily Weiss placed eighth with a time of 1:09.10.

 

Postgraduate Hoosier Kennedy Goss qualified fourth overall for Sunday’s Championship Final of the 100 backstroke for Team Canada, finishing with a time of 1:00.43.

 

Indiana’s Gabriel Fantoni qualified fifth overall for Sunday’s Championship Final of the men’s 50 backstroke for Team Brazil with a time of 25.03.